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SFGTV
Dec 6, 2012 3:30pm PST
, i think you are very fortunate to have her, the city will. i know she is the type of person that will provide us all of the time commitments that are needed on these commissions because that's the hardest thing for folks when they accept these commissions is the time. thank you, supervisors, have a great afternoon. >> hi, madam president, my name is rod sahad, commissioners, supervisors. my name is rad sahad, i am president of the asian commission. i am here to pay my respects to leroy king, i have known him and i've got in front of him so i first of all want to do that. secondly i want to say that not just the other community but asian indian community also supports commissioner king to be reappointed. we think he brings great wisdom and is fair and i'm delighted personally that he is on the board, on this new commission, the commission on community investment and infrastructure, if i got that right. i'm also here to support the nomination of mara rosales who i have known since 1985 when she was assistant city attorney. worked with her when we were trying to bring asian indians
SFGTV
Dec 15, 2012 3:30am PST
served our city. since her childhood supervisor has become a strong advocate for justice and pro live ravings nuclear energy and over the past 30 years she stood against injustice? san francisco by improving conditions in hotel and is affordable hogs for low increase people and from 2010 to 12, she set the bar for progressive land use policy in san francisco and this year christina has represented district five and served those neighborhood in our city with passion, commit and an open mind, prioritizing ever each resident department in her districts in order to make district five safe, clean and a abuse place to live and work i'm not going to read the rest of of it but christina thank you i have known you for yeast and i know that we will continue to work together for many years to come and i want to thank you for your open mind and i want to thank you for doing what you thought is right and i want to thank you also for speaking your mind and just again for all that you have done for this board and for your district and for our city and with that, thoi we have a lot of colleagues that
SFGTV
Dec 24, 2012 7:30pm PST
making the city safe and her that is pretty much of purpose of this committee as well. and the election, that you just experienced was something that was really troubling for me as well. that there was a large amount of money at the end of the election was thrown in and used domestic violence as a tool and a wedge to split you from would be supporters as well. and i thought that was troubling based especially because of your experience and history working in the field. so, i'm actually going to be putting my name on this as a co-sponsor for this resolution as well. and i look forward to working with domestic violence community in years to come to make the city a safer place. >> can i just say that i strongly stand behind my colleagues, supervisor olague and comments and sentiments and when a coalition group comes to my office to bring resolutions forward or ordinances i am in total solid tarty with the organizations that bring it to me. if they ask for certain people to be on the resolutions i abide by that with them. i disagreed with their request to pull you off of the resolu
SFGTV
Dec 18, 2012 4:30am PST
city hall. city officials heard about her efforts and they invited her to this facility. we thought it would coincide with our efforts to get folks to recycle, it is a great educational tool. since then, we have had 95 professional artists come through. >> how has the program changed over the years? how has the program -- what can the public has an artist engage with? >> for the most part, we worked with metal and wood, what you would expect from a program like ours. over the years, we tried to include artists and all types of mediums. conceptual artists, at installation, photographers, videographers. >> that has really expanded the program out. it is becoming so dynamic right now with your vision of interesting artists in gauging here. why would an artist when to come here? >> mainly, access to the materials. we also give them a lot of support. when they start, it is an empty studio. they go out to the public area and -- we call it the big store. they go out shopping, take the materials that, and get to work. it is kind of like a reprieve, so they can really focus on their body of
SFGTV
Dec 4, 2012 12:30pm PST
the street or worked on george's campaign. or about the time in her life in our city's life when things seemed more touchable, more human, or just tells me that she's honored to meet george moscone's son. or on the first preview of the play that my dear friend tony wrote about george and me, a play called ghost life, and the first public performance up in ashlan, oregon. halfway through the second act, at long last, george shows up and the fractured city hall backdrop begins to fill with floating lights outlining the golden gate bridge and we hear tony bennett sing his legendary recording of "i left my heart in san francisco." and then the character of george, sometimes mouthing the words, sometimes singing them quietly, moves towards john without looking, for he cannot look at his son. and he touches john's heart and then he moves away towards the city hall of john's memory and john set the stairs in the way that george did, cocky and sexy, cruel as all get out. and then the song ends. and i notice the woman sitting next to me crying. and after the play is over, after the standi
SFGTV
Dec 16, 2012 5:30pm PST
would like to thank supervisor olague, in my opinion her crowning achievement is that she set an example for all the school kids in san francisco. don't tolerate bullying, even in the city and county of san francisco, ie the mayor's office doing all the bullying. the kids will remember her, that's how she will go down in her crowning achievement in my humble opinion. ide like to make it a matter of record in my opinion this board of supervisors has neglected three obvious items i've mentioned in the past. we'll see what happens next year. number one, child pornography. number two, the sex slave trade passing through san francisco. and obviously, number three, my number one project, the controversial death of a dead gay man who used to work at san francisco general in 1999, and so far nobody, and i mean nobody, is willing to even discuss his death. i guess when you're gay and you have no voice, then you're expendable. it's kind of interesting that the city of san francisco has been bypassed by the state of washington in regards to gay and related activities. so maybe that's a sign
SFGTV
Dec 13, 2012 7:30pm PST
and get from under the penalties that the city has assessed against it for the entire week i have been contact contacted repeatly on behalf of ceo health club saying oh, gor the owner just fired her attorney and is asking me to step in and represent her and we really need a delay would you agreea delay and i would say no because this jurisdictional issue is clearly in play. and the initial attempted delay came from her original attorney mr. hall and the second came from bill phases zero who had informed me that he called my boss before calling me to see if he could squeeze out a delay in this case and he declined apparently because the next day i got a called from year-old green saying wanted a continuance saying he was going to be the new attorney but when i explained the circumstances of this case to him he decided not to represent her and today i got a request from new counsel for a continuance supposedly on evidence newly dissolved and it's based on a permanent discover in july if there is new evidence it's unclear why it cannot be discovered and entered in tonight's hearing a
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2012 10:00pm PST
business with the city for 15 years. in particular i've been fortunate to know mara rosales for close to 15 years. it would be difficult for the city to find anyone better who bears the title she will bear. her personal convictions are taylor made to help steer this agency in the projects for which they will have jurisdiction to a new paradigm of possibility. mara rosalales will steer the board to new possibilities and i ask the board's support for all the candidates, they were quite impressive. >> i'm mary franklin in district 10, founder of the environmental justice movement, inc.. i want to also commend the commissioners who were appointed to the commission initiative and i have to say i would never have thought i would see the changing of the guards. i want to pay homage to mr. leroy king and congratulations commissioner singh for being able to stay on that commission. what i have to say to the newly elected individuals, i want to leave one term to you, disposition agreement. i hope this new commission initiative coalition of individuals will not be guilty of producing documents that
SFGTV
Dec 25, 2012 10:30pm PST
there. and she was hit in the head by one of these darn doors in the boat house. the city is lucky she didn't filed any suit. and she was file in her complaint and the deadline had passed and couldn't have claim to medical expenses. she suffered greatly and i have seen this boat house and it's a mess. and i don't know how people survive there with the doors that don't close properly. and is the potential liability is great. i will turn the chairmanship to our vice president, i have to get on the airline, and thank you very much. >> thank you, president, torres. quickly on the lake merced item. i will ask staff, because commissioner caen is our expert on this assets. and the nature with our commission and the recreation and park's commission warrants refreshing our recollection and making transparent how we deal with real estate when we have those unique relationships. i hope we get a chance to see that policy again. and obviously we did discuss the mou but that was prior to i guess roughly $200 million bond that just passed. it's good to get back on the agenda. i have a speaker car
SFGTV
Nov 30, 2012 6:30pm PST
market. also, at stevenson and second. 240 feet away from 84 second. her points that she wanted me to make were the landscape going forward for the city and downtown area and risks to us all. right now, there are in this, and some of this information that i got from a documentary on trucks in san francisco last week. how timely. 75 mffs from the downtown area, and reported 350 in the city. and on the tail end of the report it mentioned, only one health inspector for those 350 vendors. and that could be verified but that is what i heard. but if you do the math, a normal restaurant has four inspections a year. so if you do the math on 350, that is 1400 inspections a year, for one health inspect or, if this is really what is going on, it is putting the consumers at health risk. that is point one, like for like, again, restating that 80 percent of all business before 10:00 o'clock is coffee, if you don't have coffee, you don't sell anything during that period of time in all of the restaurants along the second street corridor and my building, i am involved because i have a building on seco
SFGTV
Dec 20, 2012 12:00am PST
planning updating the existing kind of ma-her hot spots and a lot of it i think is going to be more affecting dph and puc, which may have infrastructure projects going on in different parts of the city and it sounds as though they are very amenable, they, the people behiepld the legislation right now, to having a self-certification process where those two departments can continue to do the work they need to do. so right now i'm not expecting this to become unnecessarily bureaucratic. >> is it based on, you have to drill at a certain depth? >> yeah, i don't know what the exact parameters are right now. but if your project got within a certain number of feet of, let's say, the ground water aquafer --. >> would you have to get a conditional use? >> i don't know the answer to that right now. one of those things we can ask about. >> so in january that's coming? >> i'm expecting it to come back with another version. >> who --. >> dph is taking the lead with some input from planning on putting this together and there is a city attorney that's working with them on it. >> and it's just an am
SFGTV
Dec 10, 2012 6:30am PST
i think many of us who are active in public life knew her. she would be dearly missed by many of us here at city hall. i have one additional item. today i will be introducing a supplemental appropriations for domestic violence. recent data has shown that the demand for city departments and our nonprofits for domestic violence assistance has increased significantly, steadily, while funding for such services has stayed at best flat or decreased. in the most recent report on domestic violence put out by our city over the last one year period documented by that report we have seen as a city 47% more calls to domestic violence hot lines, 29% more beds needed at shelters, 17% more convicted batters by our adult probation and 200% increase in child support cases involving family violence. within our district attorney's office the numbers are more severe. increase in the number of cases an extremely underresourced case load. over the last two year period, the case load per month has increased double. the number of trials that have been prosecuted have increased by a third. the san francisco
SFGTV
Dec 15, 2012 6:00am PST
tremendously for her gutsy vote for sheriff ross mirkarimi to go back to work as sheriff of this city. christina olague, you were appointed into the position. you took a risk, and i admire you for your principle, rather than the political part of it. thank you very much. and i wish you all the very best. and i'm so glad i was here tonight because i heard a lot of wonderful things. i've never talked top pu i've never met you. i've never even crossed the aisle with you, you know, anywhere. so thank you so much. and i wish you all the very best. and supervisor kim, i was very much surprised. thank you for your vote. supervisor avalos and supervisor campos, i always thought, from the very beginning, because all we needed was just two supervisor votes, to bring him back as sheriff. thank you so very much. and i'm -- asked one of the sheriffs here this evening, i think he's gone now, how is sheriff ross mirkarimi's doing, and he said he's doing wonderfully. i am very happy to hear that. i wish him, his wife, and their son, all the very best. happy holidays to everybody, and i wish you a ver
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 12:30am PST
great city of san francisco and also good afternoon, good evening to the clerk and her aide and the sheriffs. my name is charlie pappas cofounder and currently chairman of divity treat patient wellness co-op in the tenderloin, today. times, the worst of times. it was great for our san francisco giants, it was terrible for san francisco medical cannabis patients,x#( or providers, licensed and permitted dispensaries like myself. our employees and their families and our landlords. tunnel, however. last month, the city attorney in oakland filed a lawsuit against theap 6!ñ federal government top forfeitures of licensed permitted businesses. last week in berkeley unanimously the berkeley city council decided to follow this lawsuit, and eventually join it. i would like our city attorney in san francisco to consider this, but i do not seem to be on his radar so i am here before you to ask you to prod him, if possible. and i think it may notkr%( k÷ ba solution, but it's atØ:é least - an important symbolic gesture. i want to wish you all happy thanksgiving, and just a quote comes to mind
SFGTV
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
health department officials. but i'd like to have further testimony by supervisor cohen of her experience and her leadership in helping me establish this. i will want to again put it in context that our city wants to intervene at an earlier stage. we want to do predictive policing. we want to support efforts throughout our community to organize them better so that we can prevent violence. this was at the heart of our work, introducing more support for our domestic violence advocates as well that we did just a few weeks ago. that with the heightened awareness of guns and the kinds of things that happen nationally, this is consistent with what we're willing to do. so, let me introduce at this time a good partner and the one that will be introducing this at the board, supervisor malia cohen. >> thank you. thank you, mr. mayor, for your leadership. and chief, thank you for your continuing efforts to be a tremendous advocate and partner. and our collective effort to address gun violence in our city. as the mayor mentioned, the tragic event that occurred at sandy hook elementary school last wee
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 5:30am PST
is a great step towards actually [tkra-egs/] the nish of bed bug infestations we have in the city. >> [tkpwao-frplt/] this legislation will help me because when you write, it will help me explain to her what she needs to do. bed bugs can happen to the cleanest people. i have tried to complain a visitor could have brought it in, but she can't understand. she is assuming if she reports it to her landlord she could get evicted or lose all of her stuff and all of those things, also make it difficult for me to try to solve the problem. i have virtually no authority with her landlord to solve the problem. and so a list of things that spell out what everybody needs to do would greatly help, i believe, me, even other individuals who are trying to help people who have the problem. so i thank you very much. >> thank you. is there any other public comment on this item? seeing none, public comment is now closed . >> well, i understand the legislation, but i just feel it's not quite ready yet. see, the problem is that i just feel if you have a owner operator that doesn't want to comply with th
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2012 7:30am PST
debate by debate but this dashboard will be helpful in really giving us pinpoints as to where the city isaqj)e at in complying with our 2009 housing element. so i just want to thank supervisor olague for her work. this is something she has taken on since she was commissioner. i also want to recognize supervisor campos. we had called for a hearing on this very issue earlier this year and one of the recommendations that came out of this hearing was of course a dashboard to better understanding housing production needs at various income levels and to understand the source of funds available for affordable housing at the federal state and local level so we can begin to have a discussion about solutions on how to close this production gap. c, this dashboard will assist in helping us to prioritize funds that we just passed at the ballot and i want to appreciate our voters for passing both prop c andms( e. they will be incredibly important in serving as a source of funding for affordable housing in san francisco. >> president chiu: supervisor campos. >> supervisor campos: thank you, mr. presi
SFGTV
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am PST
commission very important to me and very real to me as i watch her grow up. but what i get paid to do is working at levy straws and amco on the other side of the city and on the corporate affairs team there and manage the corporate sponsorship and employee engagement and i spend a great deal of time at the office thinking of womens' issues and as they resonate among our employees and men as well so it's an honor to be here thank you. >> commissioner gomez. >> hello i am concur with my colleagues it's a tremendous honor to be jointing here tonight with the police commission. i have been on the commission for about a year and a half. i was sworn in at the same time with my colleague nancy rodriquez. my day job i'm an attorney in private practice. i do estate planning and business transactions. in my service i have been on the san francisco la raza lawyers association board for several years. i just left that and while i was on that board of directors i was the liaison with the minority coalition and 30 groups that meet how to coordinate and i will be joining shortly the san francisco ba
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
have been done to accommodate her. but i think you need to take into consideration what has been done to the area? and the benefit that it is providing for the city? the police department, the fire department are 100% behind it because they have seen the difference that it has made. we don't have piles of debris brought in by homeless people setting up camp that could become a fire hazard and the criminal activity has disappeared for all of these reasons. and the quality of life for tenants in that neighborhood, i think you have seen as you looked at the brief, there are a lot letters from tenants, people in the neighborhood that are in favor of the gate and have demand the big change that has occurred since the gate was pus into put into place. you can multiply that by a factor of ten, people that were willing to write letters versus people with the same sentiment, but didn't want to put their name on a piece of paper or go public or appear here. i would ask that you deny the appellant and keep the gate. >> my name is scott, the patrol special police and regarding about our cars bloc
SFGTV
Dec 24, 2012 12:00am PST
this city does that and i thank you supervisor olague for your leadership. >> thank you. next speaker please. >> i would like to thank supervisor olague for her leadership as well and call on the hearing on education and as well as housing. those are two issues that affect african-american community across the country as well as san francisco. i'm -- you know what i do for a living. i'm a homeless advocate. i advocate for homeless people and clifford hoosier has been coming to my center for two years now and a immigrant from sierra leon. if he returns to his home he will be killed. he is requesting asylum here in san francisco. he hasn't gotten s he is not here illegal. he's a harvard graduate as well. next year january 31 and i just been coming to city hall to try to get support for him as well, and that's pretty much all i have to sai. i would like him to speak for himself. >> i want to thank the commission for its work. this is my second time appearing at city hall. the first time i had the opportunity again to witness a session like this, and i want to thank everybody. i want to t
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